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Lorenzo Cotula

Land Grabs: Why it makes more sense to invest in farmers than in farmland

By Lorenzo Cotula Two years since the media spotlight turned on the so-called ‘land grab’ – whereby agribusiness, investment funds and government agencies acquire farmland in Africa, Latin America and Asia – the debate rages on. And rightly so. Private sector expectations of higher food and commodity prices and government concerns about longer-term food and […]

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